ABOUT ME

Hey there!

My name is Adeyemi "Yemi" Ogunkanmi, known online by the alias Shirokishi! I'm a Nigerian-American composer, producer, and audio engineer specializing in work for animation and games. I'm currently attending the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University, pursuing a BM in Music for New Media.

As a child, I always loved to listen to music that I enjoyed on repeat and learn how to play the melodies on piano, sparking the flame that was my passion for music. From there, I joined every scholastic music ensemble that I possibly could, collecting numerous accolades for my proficiency.

Over time, as I watched more animated shows and films and played more games, that performance passion grew into a love for the magic of the audio soundscape: music composition and audio design. I not only wanted to feel that passion within myself, but share it with others through my own work. I've worked on numerous short animated films, including McKenzie Bugg's Director's Cut (2021), Aster Lobel's HOMO (2019), Tyler Washington's Combust (2020), Elizabeth Saylor's Exes In Crime (2020), and many others.

My music background stems mainly from jazz and electronic music, creating a unique harmonic and timbral soundscape to take every project that I work on to the next level.

In my spare time, I'm playing trombone and keys as well as arranging for my ska band Lime Shades. I also dabble in visual art, cooking, and voice acting! And occasionally, I still do learn my favorite tunes by ear on piano. I'd like to believe that I'm a bit better at that!

For business inquiries, contact me at [email protected]. Thank you!


Current Positions/Projects:

Intern - Breecksohn, Inc./Brad Breeck (composer for Gravity Falls, The Owl House, Glitch Techs, etc.)
Audio Director, Composer, Sound Designer - WCAnimated (Warrior Cats Animated Series)
Audio Lead, Mixing Engineer, Sound Designer - AnimatedWings (Wings of Fire Animated Series)
Audio Director, Composer, Sound Designer - My Life as a Teenage Robot: Rebooted

Scoring/Composition Demo Reel 2022

Director's Cut by Kenzie Bugg (2021) - Music, SFX, Mixing

Hack Attack by Jasmine Soom (2020) - Music, Partial SFX

Mini SFX/Foley Demo Reel

Exes In Crime by Elizabeth Saylor (2020) - Music

Combust by Tyler Washington (2020) - Music


You can find me on all of these platforms!

Commissions/Work: OPEN
The best way to contact me would be either through Discord (shirokishi#0001) or email above!